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Church of Rome shows hiding place where Jews were sheltered during Nazi persecution

Last edited 9th August 2018

The ancient Jewish community in Rome did not avoid the Nazi madness. Following a big raid in October 1943, many Jews were forced to live in hiding, some in churches like this one: Saint Joachim, in the center of Rome.

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Mysterious Dead Sea Scroll deciphered in Israel

Last edited 23rd January 2018

One of the last remaining obscure parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls has been deciphered by researchers in Israel.

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A Stumble, An 'Odd Shape' and a Million-year-old Find: Jude's Hiking Discovery

Last edited 21st July 2017

Nine-year-old Jude Sparks was testing out his new walk-talkie with his brother in Las Cruces, New Mexico, when he tripped over something peculiar.

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Turin Shroud Stained with Blood of Torture Victim, New Research Claims

Last edited 18th July 2017

Researchers say the Shroud contains ‘nanoparticles’ of blood that are typical of someone who has experienced violent trauma

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New Zealand River First in the World to be Given Legal Human Status

Last edited 16th March 2017

A river in New Zealand has become the first in the world to be granted the same legal rights as a person. The New Zealand parliament passed the bill recognising the Whanganui River, in North Island, as a living entity.

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Chernobyl Disaster: Giant Shield Begins Move Towards Reactor

Last edited 14th November 2016

Work has begun at Chernobyl in Ukraine to move a giant shield over the site of the world's worst nuclear accident.

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Jesus’s Tomb Exposed for the First time in Centuries

Last edited 31st October 2016

A team of fifty experts working at the site as part of restoration project

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What's the difference between Halloween, All Saints, All Souls, Day of the Dead?

Last edited 30th October 2016

The Days of the Dead are approaching. But do you really know what they are? Everyone knows the secular holiday of Halloween, which happens this year on Monday night, Oct. 31.

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'Burial slab' of Jesus found in Jerusalem Church

Last edited 27th October 2016

Researchers recently uncovered a stone burial slab which many believe Jesus Christ's body may have been laid on following his death.

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Nazi Gold Train: Team Starts Poland Dig Despite Doubts

Last edited 16th August 2016

Treasure hunters have begun digging at a site in south-western Poland where they believe a Nazi train, laden with stolen gems and arms, is hidden.

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